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Namma Metro Not to Have ‘Women’ Coach Till 2019

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Going by the move of BMRCL, the assured coach for women employees will be made available only in 2019 when BEML supplies the 150 coaches in the next two years. ...

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Karnataka Schools Closed to Mourn Minister’s Death

Following the death of Minister for Cooperation and Sugar H.S. Mahadeva Prasad, the state government declared a holiday on Tuesday but many schools were already opened, making it defunct. There ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro Status: Stand-Alone Stations in Jaya Nagar, JP Nagar Await Elusive Connection

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It is ironic but the fully-built Bangalore Metro stations in North-South Corridor by Namma Metro are delayed beyond the schedule as usual. The residents and travellers in these roads have ...

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BMTC Bus Strike: Many Schools to Open Tomorrow

As Karnataka is beset with transport strike for over three days with no signs of relief, many schools have decided to go ahead and open on Thursday. Even the deputy ...

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BMTC Strike Not Called Off, Some Schools Opt for Holiday, Others to Open

The ongoing BMTC, KSRTC and other RTC unions continuing their two-day strike into an indefinite strike, the government tried to push the trainees and mechanical engineers to run some skeletal ...

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Tilted Trains to Run on Bangalore-Mysore Stretch in 90 Mts Soon

If the ongoing trial of tilted trains or light-weight trains of Spanish company Talgo is successful, it would be introduced on the stretch between Bangalore and Mysore, brining down the ...

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Namma Metro East West Corridor Opening Delayed to April Now

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With the work on Kempegowda Interchange metro station at Majestic almost completed, officials of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL) said the inspection team will visit for clearance of safety ...

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Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands

Union Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya has appealed trade unions, which have called for a nation-wide bandh tomorrow to reconsider their decision as the government is working on 9 of their ...

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Harsha Vardhan Pitches for Technology for Common Man; Here’s How it Can be Done

Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr Harsha Vardhan has brought home the major point of debate in the country aimed at bringing technology to the precincts of a common ...

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Foxconn to Invest $5 Billion in India, to Match China Factories in Production

Riding on high turnout in China, thanks to iPhone boom for over a decade, Foxconn is now eyeing Indian manufacturing base to be set up at about $5 billion (Rs.6,300 ...

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ISRO Commercial Arm Antrix Registers Profit Worth Rs.205 Crore

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been increasingly undertaking foreign space missions and space contracts though the profit range is not as high as expected due to the cost of ...

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Jharkhand Education Minister ‘Pays Respect’ to Former President APJ Abdul Kalam

In a major goof-up, Bjp-led Jharkhand State Education Minister Neera Yadav was found paying homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s photo in Kodarma. She was seen applying kumkum on ...

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JP Nadda pays surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital, reviews Dengue preparedness

Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Friday made a surprise visit of Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi to review its preparedness for Dengue and instructed the officials to ensure ...

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Minister Promises Action in Maggi Masala MSG Controversy

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has finally stepped into the issue of the alleged presence of “higher” level of lead and a MSG in Nestle’s Maggi ...

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ISRO All Set to Launch Re-usable Space Shuttle to Minimise Cost of Future Launches

Indian space agency ISRO is gearing up to give final touches to a re-usable space shuttle to be launched in July, riding high on its successful re-entry capsule experiment in ...

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India Pavilion at Cannes Kicked Off; Katrina, Aishwarya, Sonam Grace Red Carpet

India’s Information and Broadcasting state minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday inaugurated the India Pavilion at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival in France trying to make government campaigns like ...

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Earth Day: India can show how to mitigate climate change, says PM Modi

Despite repeated assurances, India is coming under radar over its contributions to the Green Fund and following US ambassador Richard Verma’s veiled ‘caution’ that the world is “watching India”, India ...

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One Rank One Pension Scheme Accepted but Legalities Pending: Minister

The principle of One Rank One Pension for the Armed Forces has been accepted by the government, said defence minister Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to a question in ...

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ISRO to Build 3rd Launch Pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh

Indian space agency ISRO will build its third rocket launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, informed Minister Jitendra Singh today. In a written reply to ...

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No Ban on Old Vehicles of 15 Years, says Minister

Though the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ordered banning more than 15 years old vehicles in the country, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has examined the order ...

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